Times Journal http://weku.fm en Nineteen Sentenced in Drug Ring http://weku.fm/post/nineteen-sentenced-drug-ring <p><a href="http://www.russellcounty.net/news.php?subaction=showfull&amp;id=1310650501&amp;archive=&amp;start_from=&amp;ucat=3&amp;">Nineteen defendants from Adair, Butler and Russell counties</a> have been sentenced in United States District Court for their role in a crack cocaine and controlled substance distribution ring operating in and around Adair County, according to David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky. According to evidence presented in court, the drug trafficking organization operated between July 2007 and May 2009 and was responsible for the distribution of at least 300 kilograms of crack cocaine and prescription pills with an estimated street value in excess of $10 million, in and around Adair County.</p><p> Thu, 14 Jul 2011 15:45:13 +0000 Times Journal 8556 at http://weku.fm